The distressed and aged off-white metal Art Deco schoolhouse light fixture is in good condition. While this aged and distressed metal schoolhouse light fixture has not been tested, the intact porcelain inner section appears to be in great working condition. However, it is being offered in this listing as a decorative collectible. As can be seen in the photos, the aged off-white matte finish is naturally accented with a beige tone. Along with the beautifully aged color-palette, the exterior also has a very attractive chippy-paint appearance - most likely due to aging. The porcelain fixture of the upper section has a "30162" stamped into the porcelain in a small rectangular box with a rating of 660 Watts and 250 Volts. While there are no discernible marks on the inside of the bottom section, the copper-interior socket appears to hold a standard size bulb. According to references, the design of this metal light fixture is sometimes referred to as "schoolhouse". However, the way that the smaller-diameter of the upper-section folds over is more consistent with a "hanging" fixture as opposed to one that mounts to the ceiling. While, there is one small hole in the shoulder area of the upper section that is most likely for a pull-chain, there are two small holes (one on each side) in the shoulder of the lower section.
Please note that screen resolution and/or original lighting could cause the colors to appear lighter or darker than actual. Also, the coffee mug used in the photos is not included with this listing as it was used for scale purposes only.
Also, the off-white with beige color palette has some discoloration along with some of the paint chipping away. Other than this, there are no deep dents, crushed areas, loose sections, or repair places on this gorgeously distressed and aged Art Deco schoolhouse light fixture. There are some areas of vintage wear, age, and rub marks on the light fixture - mainly in the form of distress and age. In addition, the rustic brownish interior has some minor surface rust and/or patina developing on the metal surface. While the light fixture has been lightly washed down with mild soap and water, there are still some areas where dust, dirt, and/or debris have accumulated and would require a slightly harsher method of cleaning. Also, one of the small straight-head screws inside the top is missing.
The decorative possibilities for this gorgeously distressed and rustic Art Deco schoolhouse light fixture are many. The display case or open collectibles shelf would be enhanced by the addition of this aged and worn metal schoolhouse light fixture. Also, the man-cave, game-room, or home-office would welcome this metal light fixture for its distressed and aged off-white with beige color palette. chippy-paint accents, and industrial Art Deco charm. In addition, the growing collection of older light fixtures would increase in value and interest upon the arrival of this distressed and aged Art Deco schoolhouse light fixture.
The collector will appreciate this distressed and rustic metal schoolhouse light fixture for its good condition, off-white with beige color palette, intact "30162" porcelain interior, natural chippy-paint accents, industrial Art Deco charm, and aesthetically attractive overall appearance.
The distressed and aged metal schoolhouse light fixture weighs approximately 9 oz.
The distressed off-white metal Art Deco light fixture measures approximately 3 13/16" tall x 4" wide across the top from outside to outside x 5 5/8" wide across the bottom from outside to outside.
The round opening at the top measures approximately 2.25" across from inside to inside.
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Vintage Metal Light Art Deco School House Hanging Fixture Rustic & Distressed Off White w Beige Old Lighting 660 W 250 V Home Decor
1-2 business days
Estimated shipping times
North America : 3 - 5 business days
Europe : 7 - 10 business days
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I gladly accept returns and exchanges
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The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
- Custom or personalized orders
- Perishable products (like food or flowers)
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Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.